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Prisoner Of Fire

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Vanessa smith looked like any normal seventeen year old girl. But Vanessa wasn't normal at all. She possessed extraordinary telepathic powers - and in the 1990s telepathy was the ultimate weapon in psychological warfare. Vanessa, along with other gifted children, was virtually a prisoner at Random Hill Residential School, developing her abilities for Government exploitatio ...more
Hardcover, 191 pages
Published May 1st 1976 by Walker and Company, NY (first published 1974)
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mr.fantasy
Nov 26, 2015 mr.fantasy rated it liked it
A girl raised in a training facility for paranormals possesses extraordinary telepathic powers in a near future (relatively) world where telepathy and the few others with the power are viewed by Government as, potentially, threatening psychological weapons. She escapes and is hunted down by the opposing political interests: One who wishes to extinguish her, the Other who wishes to turn her into the ultimate weapon.

Prisoner of Fire is an easy-reading action story, where no heavy or complicated q
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Sep 01, 2015 Thiago Braun rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Do you want a TERRIBLE SCI-FI STORY?

Well, what about some TERRIBLE CLICHÉ?

Let's start!

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Edmund Cooper was born in Marple, near Stockport in Cheshire on April 30, 1926. He served in the Merchant Navy towards the end of the Second World War. After World War II, he trained as a teacher and began to publish short stories. His first novel, Deadly Image Deadly Image by Edmund Cooper (later republished as The Uncertain Midnight) was completed in 1957 and published in 1958. A 1956 short story, B
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